REGINALD FREDERICK MacKINTOSH

Image from 1917 Chronicle newspaper.

 

Born: 1897, Ipswich.

Died: 31st July 1917; age 20; KiA – during the first day of the great battle. He had served for over a year in France and Flanders.

Residence: Ipswich.

Employed: Messrs. Westhorp, Cobbold, and Ward, Solicitors, Museum Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich, during the early part of 1916.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: G/21422

Regiment: The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment), 8th Battalion.

Formerly 21336, East Surrey Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

Enclosure No. 4. XII.

Bedford House Cemetery,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Elizabeth MacKintosh, of 56, Alexandra Road, Ipswich & the late W.E. MacKintosh.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   110, Spring Road, Ipswich.

 

Reginald was 3 years old and living with his parents.

William Aeneas MacKintosh, 41, a Draper’s Assistant, born Petty, Iverness-shire, Scotland.

Elizabeth MacKintosh (nee Munro), 32, born Inverness-shire, Scotland.

 

1911   56, Alexandria Road, Ipswich.

 

Reginald was 13 years old and living with his parents.

William, 32, a Draper’s Assistant – Drapery.

Elizabeth, 42.

1 visitor.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to William MacKintosh – father.

 

Reginald is also remembered on the war memorial at Christ Church, Tacket Street, Ipswich.

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The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment), 8th Battalion

 

 

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